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The increase in recent school shootings reignites fear. Read on for how to talk about gun violence in schools and offer teen mental health resources. ...

When it comes to our brains, you'd be surprised how flexible they are. Our very own TLC facilitator Joe Carmago steps in with a fascinating look at how...

Establishing what healthy relationships for teens looks like is incredibly important. To get started, here are some tips for talking about teen love....

February 17th is National Random Acts of Kindness Day! Read on for examples of random acts of kindness to get teens started on making someone's day....

Helping build healthy habits for teens is a crucial part of parenting. Remember these things to talk about with teens for teen health and wellness. ...

Setting boundaries in relationships with friends, family, and even with parents is crucial for personal development and teen mental health. So, to help you teach your teen how...

With pumpkin season upon us, we can look forward to gorgeous foliage, brisk weather, and all those delicious fall flavors. But this time of year means that not...

While it may be difficult to accept that the teen in your life is exhibiting aggressive behavior, it is crucial that any such behavior is addressed right away...

One of our favorite aspects of the TLC program is getting to work with high school teachers in local districts, to help them implement Social Emotional Learning (SEL)...

Realizing your child is in pain can be an incredibly heartbreaking experience. But understanding that your teen is inflicting physical trauma to themselves, in order to cope, can...

Join Tilly in our “Hat’s Off” Challenge to support Tilly’s Life Center and helping our youth overcome their challenges. Catch a hat, challenge a friend, and spread positivity!...

After the undoubtedly challenging year teens have had, uprooted from the classroom, separated from friends, and forced to learn online, it might not be so easy to make...

With the school year starting up again soon, and most of us heading back to campus, this year is sure to be one of the most exciting and...

At this age, your teen is just discovering their identity. They are just starting to get excited about who they want to be and what they are good...

As parents and educators, it is our job to create a space for the kids in our homes, classrooms, and communities to thrive. But what does this really...

What is it about nature that brings out the best in us? Hiking, for example, gives us instant perspective — we’re able to see things clearly that have...

As Mental Health Awareness Month continues, we want to do all we can to spread the word about this important issue and amplify inspiring stories that help us...

May is Mental Health Month, and it’s more important than ever to share stories of resilience, inspiration, and determination. One of our TLC facilitators bravely shared her story...

Congratulations - your child is now a teen! That means it’s time for them to start learning the skills they’ll need throughout their life. Making the jump from...

The work we do at Tilly’s Life Center is so important - especially now. With the in-person and virtual learning environment constantly changing, we couldn’t keep up without...

Scrolling on social media, you see a photo of all your friends out together. Sitting at home, you feel a pit in your stomach, and sudden feelings of...

Adolescence can be a difficult time, for teens and parents alike, especially when it comes to making responsible choices. With the constant pressure from peers and the...

Fear is a natural human emotion. From the terrifying childhood monsters under the bed to fears of things much larger, we have all experienced fear at some point...

Teens and technology — they seem to go hand in hand. There doesn’t seem to be a teenager today that’s not buried in some smart device. In 2019,...

Teen mental health statistics were staggering even prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. So, how has time in lockdown affected young people? Has it improved or...

Caring for yourself comes in many different forms. This is something that adults have learned to do over time to stay afloat, but for teens, this is often...

‘Tis the season to bond with your teen! The holiday spirit is in full swing and it’s time to engage in some festive family fun, and because young...

A new year means new goals, and often the future can seem overwhelming for teens. There are many ways to help teens learn how to set intentions that...